ENAIRE reinforces the number of controllers in anticipation of a summer season

….expected to rival the record number of flights in 2019 Special operation until 30 September The staffing is being expanded in every region: South (+9.6%), Canary Islands (+9.0%), East (+8.2%), Balearic Islands (+5.9%) and Central-North (+1.7%)The number of active controllers across the network has increased by 6% since 2019The strategy of having more air traffic Read More

NASA’s Artemis I Moon Rocket Arrives at Launch Pad

...Ahead of Tanking Test  At approximately 8:20 a.m. EDT, NASA’s Artemis I Moon rocket arrived at the spaceport’s launch complex 39B after an eight-hour journey ahead of the next wet dress rehearsal attempt.   Teams will work to secure the Space Launch System rocket and Orion spacecraft and mobile launcher to ground support equipment at the Read More

World Environment Day: ESA supports shift to a greener world

Celebrated each year on 5 June, World Environment Day focuses on awareness of environmental challenges and action to protect planet Earth. Take a look at five ESA-supported projects that use satellite data and services to address specific environmental problems. ESA is planning to boost the use of green technologies through its proposed space for a green Read More

Earth from Space: Puglia, Italy with video

Part of Puglia, or Apulia, a region in southern Italy, is featured in this image captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission. Puglia, the heel of the boot-shaped country, has the longest coastline of any Italian mainland region.  Covering almost 20 000 sq km, it is Italy’s seventh largest region and its coastline, dotted with some Read More

Starliner Updates Starliner Prepares to Close Hatch

The Expedition 67 crew prepares to say goodbye to Starliner and close the hatch. (Credit: Sergey Korsakov) After four days docked at the International Space Station, Starliner’s hatch will soon be closed as it’s prepared to return back to Earth. The Expedition 67 crew has been floating in and out of Starliner all morning, performing Read More

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches the Boeing CST-100 Starliner on Orbital Flight Test-2

United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V carrying Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft on Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) to the International Space Station (ISS) as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, lifted off on May 19 at 6:54 p.m. EDT, from Space Launch Complex-41 (SLC) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. To date ULA has launched 150 Read More

First Look at Boeing’s Starliner capsule and ULA’s N22 AtlasV!

The 2nd launch attempt for NASA Boeing ULA OFT-2 is scheduled for tomorrow May 19th 2022 at 6:54:47 PM EDT or 22:54:47 UTC for a demonstration uncrewed Starliner capsule with docking at the International Space Station. Auguest 3rd 2021 was the first Boeing OFT-2 attempt which resulted in a nine month delay to fix 13 Read More

Starliner/Atlas Proceeding Toward Launch

Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner is integrated on top of United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. Various tests have been completed to ensure all systems between the rocket and spacecraft are communicating and functioning properly before roll to the pad. Teams conducted numerous checks, including a power up of the spacecraft’s Read More